Homer Veterinary Clinic, P.C. - Our Staff

Homer Veterinary Clinic

326 Woodside Avenue
Homer, AK 99603



Veterinary Technicians

Jennifer Wambach, LVT

Jennifer grew up in Homer and joined the Homer Veterinary Clinic team in 2001. She rapidly progressed to achieve her goal becoming a licensed veterinary technician in 2006, via the Distance Education Veterinary Technology Program offered through Cedar Valley College and supported through American Animal Hospital Association.

Jennifer brings dedication to providing professional and individualized care for each patient. Her special interests are optimizing dental health, patient nutrition, laboratory work and critical emergency care. Jennifer has attended special training sessions at national conferences and workshops, including advanced training in digital dental radiography and emergency care. Outside of the clinic Jennifer finds time to enjoy the antics of her 2 dear pugs, Ellie and Jig a along with her Labrador Retrievers Iris and Winnie!

Danielle Wythe

Danielle completed her training as a Veterinary Technician in Pittsburgh in 2009 and completed her practical training at Homer Veterinary Clinic that year and stayed on to became an integral member of our team.

Danielle grew up in Homer and has a deep connection to our community - both animals and people and has an amazing memory for every pet she meets recalling names and stories years later! After a hiatus of 4 years Danielle returned to the clinic in November 2018 and has advanced in many areas of veterinary nursing and you will meet her as comfortable in the surgical suite with an emergency  to helping with laser therapy and now and then assisting with feeding of orphan otters!

Client Care Representatives

Khristy Chapman, Client Care Coordinator

Khristy grew up in Stonington, Maine and graduated from University of Maine Farmington with an educational degree. Khristy worked at a veterinary hospital in Maine for 15 years caring for pets and their owners prior to moving to Alaska in early 2014. 

Khristy has brought a wealth of knowledge and understanding of the complexities of providing the best veterinary care to every client to her daily work at the clinic. She has helped create many new programs at the clinic and really enjoys been among animals and animal-loving people! Khristy is also instrumental in managing many aspects of the operations of the clinic and training staff new to the field. Outside of the clinic, Khristy enjoys reading and relaxing, walking on the beach and spending invaluable time with her children.

Sarah Wise

Sarah is a 3rd generation homesteader with her grandfather setting roots in Homer Alaska in 1954. She has a passionate love for this beautiful town and all it has to offer. She grew up on a small farm out East End Rd surrounded by horses, cows, rabbits and ducks. From a very young age her grandfather inspired her in her love for all animals.

Her passion in life are animals and their human companion's welfare. She loves to spend most of her time with her fur-children Jake the dog, Mouse the cat, and Logan the ferret. Sarah also loves to ride horses, hike with her dog, garden, fish, and spend as much time as possible outdoors enjoying all what nature has to offer.

Sarah joined the clinic in early Spring 2018 and is ever helpful and supportive to all our clients and their pets who she is getting to know really well in her client care position.

Veterinary Assistants

Christie Hill

Christie grew up in Homer, having a passion for animals, music, softball and track. She worked briefly for the founder of the clinic, Dr. Ralph Broshes over 20 years ago, went on to raise her daughter, she then came back early spring of 2017.

Christie has completed Fear Free and Class 4 Laser Therapy training along with many other veterinary assistant certifications. She is now working  towards more veterinary technician qualifications.

Stevie Malaski

Stevie was born in Anchorage, Alaska. After spending much of her childhood years in the Lower 48th she returned to AK in 2010. Stevie worked in a pet boarding facility for over 4 years and realized that she wanted to explore working in the animal medical field. In 2017 she enrolled in the UAA Matsu College to gain her qualification in Veterinary Assisting and started working at a local veterinary hospital in the valley after graduating.

One of Stevie's goals was to move to Homer and we are delighted that she made the move with her dog, Canaan and cat, Mo. Outside of the clinic, they all love to take walks on our local beaches and relax in the beautiful outdoors of Kachemak Bay.

Kennel Assistant/ Attendant

Maggie Alston

Maggie moved to Homer in 2010 after spending her childhood traveling around the country with her family for her father’s military service. She has settled into Homer and enjoys the town’s beautiful outdoor environment and cozy feel. She adopted her best friend, Obi the cat, in 2019 from the Homer Animal Shelter and loves to take him on nature walks with her. Maggie has a life-time love for animals and is incredibly excited to be able to work in a field where she can follow her passion for animal care!

Maggie currently assists our staff members with daily tasks and strives to help her coworkers by setting up for surgeries and procedures, handling patients, and keeping the clinic clean. Her goal is to begin working towards a veterinary technician certification through distance education and hands-on experience at the clinic. She takes advantage of every day at the clinic to learn something new!